Current chain of events for police contact:
Police are called. Police contact suspect. Police attempt to get control of the situation with neccessary force. (verbal through lethal) Police go home to their families and the bad guy(s) go to jail or the morgue.
Tommy Potter's new chain of events for police contact:
Police are called. Police contact potential police brutality victim. Police attempt to determine if knife wielding man who is frothing at the mouth is "mentally ill." Police open up their field copies of DSM IV and attempt to diagnose the mental illness. Police attempt to determine if suspect, I mean potential police brutality victim, had a rough childhood. Suspect stabs several bystanders...